MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK: Hot deals this weekend, Jan 12-13

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Brides, movie lovers and bargain hunters: there are some exclusive deals that you may want to take advantage of this weekend.

But you have to act fast - the bargains are set to end on Sunday.

Starting today, Showtime is offering a free preview weekend for most cable systems in our area. It's your opportunity to have totally free access to Showtime's hit series, movies and sports. You'll be able to view the channel and use the On Demand function, depending on your cable provider. The promotion ends Sunday.

If there are wedding bells in your future, the Richmond Bridal Showcase is a one-stop shop of vendors and ideas. Regular admission is $10. According to, you can cut that cost in half by getting your tickets on the showcase's website. Type in the promotional code "RTD" and the admission price drops to $5. Trust me, this will be the least amount you spend on anything associated with your special day. The event is happening Sunday from 11 to 5 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

For those who like to save money in every aspect of their lives, you might want to invest in the Entertainment Coupon Book. This book is full of "buy one, get one free" coupons and major discounts on activities like golf, movie theater tickets and restaurants. It's normally $35, but if you order before Monday, you can get the 2013 coupon book for $20.13, plus it will ship for free. You have until November to redeem most of these offers. You can order online or by phone at 1-866-628-9696.

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